Monthly Archives: March 2017

How Democrats Should Vote on Gorsuch

This week’s Senate hearings on President Trump’s supreme court nominee, Neil Gorsuch, have deeply divided the nation. Democrats are understandably upset that Merrick Garland, President Obama’s nominee, wasn’t even considered by a Republican Senate. Yet in the face of a Republican majority, the Democratic party’s options are limited. On one hand, Democrats could use the same tactics that Republicans used during the waning months of President Obama’s second term and refuse to vote in favor of Gorsuch’s nomination. On the other hand, Democrats could consider Gorsuch’s nomination and confirm him to high court. Continue reading